The combination of Toronto’s financial flexibility and the opening of their competitive window have made them the subject of rumours for nearly every major free agent. Now it seems, there is more reason to consider them potential big players in the offseason, as Trevor Bauer has revealed that he has met with them as a potential suitor.
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Will Cohen’s deep pockets allow the Mets to win the Free Agency Battle of New York?
Twenty-nine baseball teams had the opportunity to acquire one of the best pitchers in the world for little more than a handful of lottery tickets, and only one jumped at it. If the frozen free-agent market this winter weren’t enough of a sign that Major League Baseball has a problem with anti-competitiveness, the trade of Yu Darvish to the San Diego Padres sent a clear reminder that inaction isn’t just an on-field problem. - Jeff Passan